HL tauri is about 450 light-years away in the constellation of Taurus.
Two strangers, who had landed among the tauri, have been sentenced to die at the altar.
This formerly was the boundary of the territory of the Bosporians and of the tauri.
Next are two mountains,717 the tauri (or the Bulls), presenting at a distance a resemblance to these animals.
A remnant, who took refuge in the mountains, became known subsequently as the tauri.
Of the eighteen that remain of the sixty to ninety plays of Euripides, the Iphigenia at tauri is one of the most remarkable.
Sometimes, in accordance with Goethe's practice, the name tauris is given to the land of the tauri.
The two close stars υ and κ tauri were called al-kalbaïn, the dogs of Aldebaran.
Tunc luna in signo tauri nona decima fuit, et fere ix horis radiis suis mundum illustravit, et navigantibus mare lucidum reddidit.
To be correct one should say, "Iphigenia among the tauri," or "taurians."
zodiac constellation, late Old English, from Latin taurus "bull, bullock, steer," from PIE *tauro- "bull" (cf. Greek tauros, Old Church Slavonic turu "bull, steer;" Lithuanian tauras "aurochs;" Old Prussian tauris "bison"); often said to be from PIE *steu-ro- "be big, be strong, be sturdy" (cf. Sanskrit sthura- "thick, compact," Avestan staora- "big cattle," Middle Persian stor "horse, draft animal," Gothic stiur "young bull," Old English steor, see steer (n.)).
Klein proposes a Semitic origin (cf. Aramaic tora "ox, bull, steer," Hebrew shor, Arabic thor, Ethiopian sor). Meaning "person born under the sign of the bull" is recorded from 1901. Hence also tauromachy "bull-fighting," from Greek tauromakhia (see -machy).
What form great Jove would next devise,
And when his godship would again Taurise?
[William Somerville, 1727]